To edit an existing Mail merge IDF file in EscapeE:
|•||Open the IDF file and select Edit control file from the 'Edit' menu.|
You will be prompted to edit using the wizard: choose
|o||Yes to reopen the Mail merge wizard – see below, or |
|o||No. The 'Source' page of the Console notebook will be displayed and may be edited there like any other IDF source code.|
Editing in Mail-merge wizard
|1.||To edit the fields giving the position on the page, click Edit fields.... The file containing the letter/text for the page is opened in another EscapeE window.|
Edit its fields as appropriate then close the window to return to the wizard.
|o||Click Reload: the wizard updates its field definitions.|
|2.||To edit the file containing the letter/text for the page, click Edit letter.... A rich-text editor such as WordPad® is displayed.|
Open the appropriate letter file, then edit, save and close it as usual to return to the wizard.
|3.||Similarly, to create a new letter/text for a page, click New letter... to open the rich-text editor.|
Set up a new filename for the letter file, then edit, save, and close it, returning to the wizard.
|4.||To remove a page from the letter, select its tab and click Delete page.|